Wellington Chocolate Factory

Goods key icon.
Goods key icon.


Tuesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Wednesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Thursday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Friday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Saturday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Sunday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

5 Eva Street, Te Aro, Wellington

04 385 7555

Wellington Chocolate Factory will take your senses on an adventure from the moment you enter their Eva Street Factory or step into their brand-new Chaffers Street store.

Wellington Chocolate Factory (WCF) has been lovingly handcrafting New Zealand’s finest small-batch chocolate since 2013 – producing the highest-quality, organic and ethically sourced bean-to-bar chocolate.

At WCF’s Eva Street Factory, you can immerse yourself in a world of cocoa - indulge in a delicious hot chocolate, watch (and smell) the making process in action or take one of the famous chocolate-making tour experiences. The tours – where you become a chocolate maker – let your inner Willy Wonka out while you learn how to make chocolate and take home your very own unique bar loaded with delicious toppings.

It's all about the bean at WCF. The beans that go into their delicious and award-winning chocolate come from Peru, the Dominican Republic, and Vanuatu. It recently launched its brand-new Grower Partner initiative with Vanuatu cocoa farmers, part of its goal to strengthen relationships with Pacific Island growers and support the flourishing Pacific industry. The Grower Partner cause also ensures farmers are paid well above market price, so they and their communities can thrive.

Each cocoa bean has distinctive flavour characteristics, depending on the region they are farmed. Once roasted, the beans are transformed in front of your eyes in WCF’s stone grinders, before the chocolate is poured and chilled. The bars are then hand wrapped in beautiful, eye-catching artwork designed by local artists.

Wellington Chocolate Factory is an incredible treat for the senses, a must-do when you’re visiting Wellington, and when you take home your very own bar, you too are helping create a better-tasting world - one bean at a time.

Words by Grace Hall & Photography by Naomi Haussmann

Information not correct? Report an error


5 Eva Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Nearby Places


A hand putting a burger on a plate on to a blue table.
Place Wellington
Cafes key icon. Goods key icon.

It may trace its roots to Upper Hutt, but Dough has certainly made a name for itself among bread lovers in Wellington’s city centre.


Woman holding hotdog.
Place Wellington
Bars key icon. Restaurants key icon.

Hotdogs and wine might seem like an unlikely combination, but at The Ascot, no one’s going to judge you holding a glass of wine in one hand and a saucy dog in the other.


Pottery in window display.
Place Wellington

Vessel specialises in artisan products, with an emphasis on locally made pottery. You could spend a day perusing the exquisite bowls, plates, and cups.

Peoples Coffee - Lukes Lane

View of the wooden counter and cafe.
Place Wellington
Cafes key icon.

If you know Peoples Coffee in Wellington, you’ll know the business is much more than just a café and roastery.

Similar Places

Maranui Café

People chatting at tables at Maranui cafe Wellington.
Place Wellington
Cafes key icon.

A café housed in a heritage surf lifesaving building that once had a close call with a fiery fate

Scopa Pizzeria

Close up of pizza.
Place Wellington
Restaurants key icon.

A great option for pizza or a late night chocolate hit, this little landmark has you covered.


The blue and gold outside of Jeans in Upper Hutt.
Place Hutt Valley Upper Hutt
Cafes key icon. Goods key icon.

Upper Hutt’s Fergusson Drive may often feel like a long, monotonous road, but thanks to its little boutique shops like Jeans, you can find plenty of life and character...

Bellbird Eatery

Scrambled egg and mushrooms on toast.
Place Hutt Valley
Cafes key icon.

Museum and art gallery cafes have really upped their game in recent years, evolving from simple refreshment pit stops to become attractions in their own right.